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    Economic Institutions and the “Scientification” of Economics in the Mid-20th Century: US and France

    The webinar will contain young scholar presentations by Alexander Arnold and Camila Orozco Espinel. Richard Arena and Tiago Mata will discuss the papers followed by a general discussion. Read more

    Lazonick links stock buybacks to America’s jobs challenge

    In an Al Jazeera documentary “In Search of the Great American Job”, Institute scholar William Lazonick offers some arch insights into the relationship between financialization — particularly the “shareholder value” ideology in corporations, which drives the transfer of profits to shareholders through stock buybacks — and job creation and inequality. Watch the video